Gwenett Joan COLWELL (nee Symons)

Gwenett Joan COLWELL (nee Symons)

The family sorrowfully announces the death of a wonderful, caring mother, grandmother, sister and friend. Gwen died at the Saanich Peninsula Hospital on Jan. 2, 2013.

She was predeceased by her first husband, Jack Whyte in 1957; her beloved husband Russell in 2006 and her son Stephen McEachnie in 2005. Left to mourn are her son Ken McEachnie, grandchildren Riley and Taylor; Connie and Nicole, wife and daughter of Stephen; Russell’s children Ross (Marilyn), Eric and Lynn. Gwen also leaves behind sisters Chrys Kalhok and Jill Keri, cousin Laurel Klipper, and their families.

Gwen was 100 Mile House’s Citizen of the Year in 2001.

A celebration of life will be held at the 108 Community Hall on May 4, 2013 from 12 noon until 2:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to cancer research.

Someone precious and irreplaceable

has gone out of our lives forever.

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